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heard the word innovation, i have to put a plug in for tradition. i have a very traditional education. i spent a lot of years in silence speaking latin up in the hills, living within the medieval framework. i do respect the past. we study it. if you are grounded in tradition, you feel quite confident in change and innovation. if you are insecure, you are very reluctant to embrace the unknown. i do think we need to in our education and politics, we have to have a new appreciation for our traditions and the patterns that describe our culture and our being as americans. having said all that, we have saved in california tens of billions in energy efficiency. when i first adopted those, people reacted negatively. we pushed ahead. and now in california we have ab 32. signed by a republican actor turned governor. promoting something i pick up on and promote further. the number of people in silicon valley defended ab23 against -- ab32 against an onslaught of texas oil companies. we defend when they tried to block your business. california gets 50% of the venture capital. there is a lot going on
was also nominated by president obama to serve in her role as assistant secretary of education for civil rights and she was confirmed by the senate in may of 2009. as assistant secretary, ruslyn is assistant secretary arnie's duncan's primary advisor. before she joined the department of education she was vice president of the education trust in washington, dc and was the founding executive of education trust west in oakland. in these positions she advocated for public school students in california, focusing on achievement and opportunity gaps, improving can urriculum and instructional quality and ensuring quality education for everybody. she served as an advisor on education issues on a number of private ipbs institutions, she is a teacher, a lawyer, and a very influential voice on all policy matters. she was also passionate about ending this issue of bullying and bringing everyone together to stop this disturbing trend so please welcome assistant secretary for civil rights, ruslyn lee. as i said, our moderator is not always our lieutenant governor, of course he needs to introducti
's working and what's not. >> we seem to think that education's a thing, like a vaccine that can be designed from afar and simply injected into our children. >> the embattled oakland police department brings on an expensive consultant, but his tough tactics are generating controversy. >> i vote against this contract tonight is not about not being serious about crime. >> apple stock takes a plunge. it's something taking a bite out of innovation at the silicon valley giant. >>> plus. i'm here at the new sfja strzz center in san francisco. we'll go on a behind the scenes tour to find out what makes this place so groundbreaking. coming up. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." it's been an eventful week with the governor's address from the state capital, emotions running high in oakland. not to mention a new one of a kind arts institution celebrating a grand opening in san francisco. we have much to get to. let's begin by introducing our panelists. joining me tonight, matthai kuruvila, "san francisco chronicle" reporter. jolie o'dell, of venturebeat.com. as well as joh
, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work in the school district helping the children understand that their heritage was important, and important to be proud of being indian, and so that gave them reasons to study harder and to be a better student and stay in school. where you come from is important and what your background is and your family, so we have to have indian education. i don't think i'm a hero. i just had a j
, the bully project, and we have been bringing the film and educating, training professional development largely thriewr our partnership with them and provides that to school districts and classrooms across the country for free, so educators can sign up, and if they agree to do the training and to take it seriously and embed it with the kids and the adults in the community we provide them with oftentimes busing, but often free tickets so they can see the film outside of school and make it an event and that is our project "1 million kids". we're doing it in a big way here in the bay area thanks to the leadership in this community. yep and oakland and all over. it's just awesome and in cleveland and right now we have 13,000 students across the basin in salt lake city are seeing it, and does have impact and the impact is largely i would say it creates a sense of agreement. the biggest thing that bully does or the big service the film has is gives everyone a unified collective science of agreement to which they roll up the sleeves and get busy creating change and has been really exciting
with wells fargo today to award 20 education grants. >> starting at shortstop number 35 brandon crawford. >> >> crawford took the podium this morning in front of dozens of students and adults from bay area schools. they will share $75,000 in new funding. >> grant programs like these. our employees to give back to the education and programs. take advantage of the ability to get an education and work hard to pursuit a dream. >>> crawford grew up in pleasanton and says his school teacher/mother thought him to always value his education. >>> coming up in five minutes. >> it's something every parent may want to know. how to raise your child's iq. >> the simple steps you can take which may be able to do just that. >>> and later the report card is in and california gets a d. >> and our system definitely needs to be more consistent, coherent. >> the shortcoming that may be leaving new teachers unprepared. >>> why the disturbing unsolved murder of this elderly bay area commuter is making headlines again. >>> breaking news happening right now in oak land. -- oakland. we are just getting word of a
francisco" and we believe that a right to a education is i social justice issue and if you deny that you're denying their civil rights. that's how we feel about being proactive. now there is a line of demarcation happens and we want to be proactive i know jill is looking at me. when the event happens and there is harm that occurs we believe in restorative practices and repairing the harm. we don't believe in kicks kids out of school. that's not a solution. we are an educational institution. we go through this process and the perpetrator understands the damage and make it right to the victim. it's not okay shake hands. it's a whole process. you talk about it and process what is happening and people follow up on that, so we very much believe in this restorative process in san francisco and how do we know? because of the indicators that should be going up are going up and the others are going down. our truancies are down. suspensions are down and students in class is going up. thank you for being here. [applause] >> okay. that's okay. you jumped ahead to several of my questions s
to balance california's budget. he also pushed for his priorities including education and regulatory reform. now, john, how would you rate his speech and what left the biggest impressions on you? >> well, you know, rating the speech, a speech from jerry brown is really tough to do because it's unlike any other speech you get from any other governor. how many governors go from the book of genesis to "the little engine that could" in one 25-minute speech? this was a vintage jerry brown speech. i think really what you saw here was a little bit of the governor running a victory lap. proposition 30 passed. temporary taxes passed. the budget looks a lot better. i think this was the governor's chance to pivot, to pivot to talking about what makes california great, how we get them back on track. don't worry, we're getting there. so i took this as a real optimistic speech with a lot of details, a lot of brown history facts. and really a message i think not only to the legislature but to the public of, like, i'm watching it. we're going to be careful, but we're going to move forward. >> and, john, yo
those in the chat room today, parents, educators and a lot of questions about how the vice president's personal views on gun ownership jived with their hopes of curbing gun vie lechbls he answered that one right away. >> and so my view is that it is totally a guarantee not negotiable that i'm able to own a weapon for sporting purposes as well as my own protection. but there should be rational limits on the type of weapon i can own. >> reporter: as for guns in schools, he could see putting an officer in a school, armed or unarmed, depending how parents and teachers feel. mr. bind also went on to say woe support researcher into whether or not video games contribute to violent breeze i have or. the chat lasted a little more than half an hour. diane? >> thanks a lot, scott. >>> it is official today, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions. the move comes after a decade of war in afghanistan and iraq. more than 1,000 women were injured, 150 killed in those wars. the change is scheduled to go into effect by march 15th h the ban had been i
that the education system must instill the value of strong minds and that brings strong change. take your child to school. meet your child's teachers. exchange numbers. turn the tv off at night. take a report card every nine weeks and take your child to religious celebration once a week. most of the violence is from the bottom up, not top down. mothers say something like "i'm going to beat you boy. i'm going to beat you so the police don't have to do it one day". it was their own way of saying get some home training, some home cultivation is a big fact in the social order and we must restore homes but unemployed parents don't do as good job as parents with jobs. i'm all about welfare back to work. there are four steps involved. one the parents must have day care. if you leave the child without day care you're called an unfit parent and are arrested. you need day care. you need transportation and job training and a job. you need those four steps. what gives you an advantage in san francisco with the mayor across the bay and mayor lee here you have leaders that care. we have leaders h
to continue their education. middle school to college today we'll talk about some of the programs that help students stay in school. first, the dropout rate for oakland's unified district was 26.6%. that is higher than the national average. joining us to talk about is the numbers and with a administrators is doing about is the spokesperson, is troy flint. >> thanks for having me. >> cheryl: 26.6%, you must be doing a lot to address the issues? >> it's one of the most critical issues. districts across the country particularly urban districts. there is no one comprehensive solution. we're attacking it from null of angle that has address the social components that gets kids disenchanted with schools. >> cheryl: you have a different population in schools especially as they progress? >> we are predominantly low income district, 70% of our students qualify for free lunch program. as you elementary to middle, it increases. poverty is a factor in some of these negative outcomes but it shouldn't be did he term in an event. that is determinant. so that is why we are drying trying a address these issu
the state education code, a misdemeanor child abuse conviction is not enough reason to fire a teacher. but the parents were not buying the explanation. one sobbing mother expressed the fear all of them felt that their children may have been hurt too. >> i have no idea what went on in this classroom. [ crying ] >> reporter: at the center of the storm, dina holder, convicted of throwing a 5-year-old autistic child to the floor and kicking him in a classroom 2.5 years ago. after it was reported, the district merely transferred her to another school. it was this woman's child. >> i don't care what's written down in a procedures manual or anything like that. i think that should be should have took a stand and said we need to get her away from kids. >> reporter: other parents say they want the school superintendent fired. >> for the district to subject our most fragile children is appalling, disgusting. we need answers. >> reporter: but the school district did not have the answers they wanted. >> we followed the advice of legal council under the state education code of california. >> that s
of working on education issues for a very long time, i have come to realize that the civil rights laws are the most, have been historically the most sorely underutilized tools for change. it is in the context of civil rights as we talked about with the lgbt community. we have also, as tom mentioned, seen and we were reading about all too frequently a kind of bullying and harassment for students of certain religious groups. in our guidance we also made it clear while we don't have jurisdiction over religion in the same way we don't over sexual orientation, what we're seeing in all of these -- and all of these are case by case, you can't just broad sweep the laws -- when students are bullied and harassed in this world because of religion, in most instances a lot of that is not about race or religion, it's because. perception that students that share certain religious traits also share certain ethnicities and that is discrimination and that falls under title 6. it is not just about enforcing the laws that make it clear how the laws apply. it is, though, as we said, you can't get at this
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of that $1.4 million is to move forward with the customer notification and education plan associated with the clean power s.f. program. i should note that at the end of november, our commission held a joint meeting and the primary agenda item during that discussion was customer notification and education plan. our commission officially endorsed the proposal. we got a lot of excellent feedback
state education officials take action to ensure school districts are teaching english to nonenglish speaking children, claiming about a quarter of the school districts are violating state and federal laws by failing to provide english language instruction to students who need it. saying it will file a lawsuit unless classes are provided to 20,000 students within 30 days. a state education official says california is needing it's obligation autos san francisco district attorney is considering filing charges against an artist whose creation almost burned down a building. it happened last night in an art gallery. french artist created a map on the wall from 50,000 matches. idea to light it then create a slow burn but flames went out of control, shot into the ceiling, firefighters managed to put it out before it could cause more damage. >> oh, my. it turns out the fireball that lit up bay area skies last week is actually a comet. take a look. hundreds of people reported seeing the fireball. a scientist says that it was a comet entering just north of yosemite. it burned up over lake taho
education will be discussed for education for $371 million for the university california and the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students pass high demand courses were the board tables fees that would affect senior whose register for a heavy course loads and student whose repeat courses. the person low park city council will constitute another facebook expansion, on to a 22 acre piece of property across the street from the current location on willow road, and the new campus is worth $1.5 million to the city for everything from traffic improvement and maintenance to education and training. the through facility would employ 2,800 people. officials of menlo park will take up the plan at 5:30. now the hostages crisis in north africa. we have an exclusive interview with the wife of an american who flare ohly escaped death, 74 days of terror from inside, recorded by a hostage and broadcast by am general -- algerian tv. 38 of the men were executed or killed in the rescue families. three were american. one american got out, a husband told his wife of the story. >> he
, as i mentioned earlier, the grants, the money, the department of education has issued 11 grants to schools. we need more, we will see as budget proposals the president's and the secretary's real commitment to this to ensure that we have some resources for innovative programs that are happening across the country for those local programs that are really changing the way their schools function and their communities see their schools and promoting those and scaling them up. >> very quickly because i know we want to move on, the attorney general launched a defending childhood initiative, i know there's a lot of philanthropy in the room, we want to work in partnership to find those innovative programs. there was a jurisdiction in north dakota that got a grant to implement some of the restoretive justice programs, the superintendent mentioned those. those have shown real potential for doing good things in terms of preventing recidivism in the bullying context. a grant to boston for statewide bullying intervention, so there's a number of different places, portland, maine and elsewhe
in on education, pledging to bring more money to schools in low income districts and vowing to do what he can to keep college costs in check. >> but tuition increases are not the answer. i'm not going to let the students of california become the default financiers of our colleges and universities. >> when you consider what we faced four years ago and two years ago, i'm smiling. >> democrats say they like what they heard. but some say restoring money to social service programs was noticeably missing. >> the governor had a message of restraint, but i also think that we need a message of restoration, and i think we can do some restoration to that safety net. >> republican who have seen their power stripped by the new democratic super majority in both houses toned down their criticism and say they like the governor's fiscally conservative approach. >> the devil's in the details and that's where some disagreements may come into play but the overarching goals and what we're talking about, i agree with him. fiscal discipline. there was a lot of good stuff in that speech. >> reporter: now, missing to
education. [laughter] >> pam: have a great night
this moving art display. >>> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their afterschool sports programs. abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez explains how this changes the playing field. >> the fancy footwork gained her a spot on the school soccer team. she also plays for a club. so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is actually the liner and inside here it's just hollow. >> her school, willard middle school in berkeley, encourages all students, including those with disabilities, to try out for any sports. >> they just treat me like a regular kid. there's nothing really different about me except for my leg and i can just deal with that. >> and in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> a child who is hearing impaired, we may need visual cues with the buzzer or gun or if there's something else for a child that needs something that's correct needs to be put in place. >> willard is already doing what a lot of the u.s. department of education will require a
point. and the ferry building lit up in red there for the 49ers. >>> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their afterschool sports programs. abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez explains how this changes the playing field. >> the fancy footwork gained her a spot on the school soccer team. she also plays for a club. so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is actually the liner and inside here it's just hollow. >> her school, willard middle school in berkeley, encourages all students, including those with disabilities, to try out for any sports. >> they just treat me like a regular kid. there's nothing really different about me except for my leg and i can just deal with that. >> and in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> a child who is hearing impaired, we may need visual cues with the buzzer or gun or if there's something else for a child that needs something , that needs to be put in place. >> willard is already doing what a lot of the u
and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> the education department has announced every public school in america will now have to include students with disabilities in their after school sports program. abc7 news education reporter explains how this changes the playing field. >> fancy footwork got a spot on the soccer team and plays for a club so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is the liner. inside it is hollow. >> her school encourages all students, including those with disabilities to try out for any sport. >> they treat medicine like a regular kid. there is nothing different about me but for my leg, i can deal with that. >> in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> child who was hearing impaired we made need visual cues like a buzzer. or something else, maybe a child needs something that needs to be put in place. >> willard is doing a lot of what the department of education will now require all schools to do. if a student with a disability cannot meet the standards of skill or ability of that team, the school must provide another
determined? >> reporter: there's an education asset protection work sheet that details the amount. let's say the older parent is 50 years old. the couple can shield $40,900, including education fund assets like 529 plans. if parents have more than that, the surplus is assessed at a rate of 5.64%. so, again, if our parents saved $60,000 for college, their expected contribution for a year of college is about $1100. what's the lesson here? saving sixty grand might have meant they missed out on loans or financial support, they didn't really get whacked that hard for saving it. i want to underscore saving for college is important. it's hard to qualify for aid, loans are expensive. on moneywatch.com we have everything you need to know about college loans, the landscape is changing, kids graduating with debt, almost a trillion dollars in education debt right now. >> when in doubt, give it a try. if you get denied, you get denied. >> reporter: just filling out the form increases the likelihood you'll get it. you know the answer if you don't fill it out. >>
of education going down. that was the third concern. there are a few locations where the more than 450 affordable housing units would be built but the walnut orchard near highway 17 and highway 85 is the one where many feel building more homes will turn an already congested area into a bumper-to-bumper traffic nightmare. the neighborhood is a one way in and one way out and there's worry property values will go down if high density housing comes to the area. families with children are concerned about increasing class size with the schools. they have a great reputation and the fears affordable housing will attract more families who want to give their kids a better education. one word we heard a few times tonight. segregation. some worried about putting housing in one area will create a visible division between the high income parts of los gatos and the more affordable parts. >> this has to be spread so they can have access to shops and to downtown, to did you have kind of schools. this should not be all in one location, not to create a ghetto if you will or a cluster of, oh, these people
and general motors and microsoft on issues of diversity and higher education? because they know if they want to get ahead, they've got to embrace that diversity. if they want to continue to be a fortunes 50 company, there's got to embrace diversity. similarly if we want to get down to the local level and address this issue, we've got to teach our kids that the sooner that you embrace difference and understand that your muslim classmate or your seat classmate or your gay classmate or your limited english professor classmate might be tomorrow's ceo or today's best friend of yours, the better off we will be. you have a leg up, having done about 30 jury trials across this country and seen interactions between people of diverse backgrounds. >> and here we try to celebrate, not just embrace, our diversity. celebrate all our interesting diversity but also celebrate the things that bind us together. ruslyn, does can urriculum need to change or is that not yet where you are. >> the federal government can't -- 10th amendment. >> change it. >> that would be federal overreach. >> well stated. >> no,
characters into a film critic. >> >>> u.s. department of education issued an order requiring every public school in america to include students with disabilities aafter school sports programs. every accommodation must be made to allow a student with a disability to with the team. the school must create another option if they do not meet the standards. >> just because you have a disability doesn't mean that you can't compete. it doesn't mean you can't be part of a team. and... those are aassumptions people have been taking. this is an opportunity for people to rethink how to make this work. >> berkeley's willerd middle school edge courages students to tryout for any sport. >> they treat me like a regular kid there isn't anything different about me except for my leg. i can deal with that. >> school districts that have seen cuts worry about what it will take and they say it's going to take time to sort it out. >> the end of a solid week on wall street dow jones gained another 70 points today. and a and p 500 logging it's best winning streak since 2004. apple shares fell today, lost nearly a
is asking a state mediator to step in. >> u.s. department of education announce today that every public school child in america will now have to, ever ever public school will include students with disability in the after school sports program. education reporter lee ann explains how this will change the playing field. >>reporter: about fancy foot work gained her a spot on the school soccer team. also plays for a club. so we were surprised when she showed us her prosthetic leg. >> this is the liner. and inside here it's just hollow. >>reporter: her school in berkeley encourages all students including those with disabilities to try out for any sport. >> they treat me like a regular kid. nothing different about me except for my leg. i can just deal with that. >>reporter: in some cases the school makes the proper accommodations. >> child hearing impaired we may need visual cue where there might be a buzz error gun or something else for a child that needs association that needs to be put into place. >>reporter: will lard already doing a lot of what the u.s. department of education w
, the u.s. department of education announced that public school districts must give kids like owen, and other students with disabilities, an equal chance to play in school sports. >> once a child has more opportunity, you're going to have more kids participating. once they see their friends with disabilities participating, they're going to want to participate. >> reporter: but critics claim creating more sports for the disabled, will require more money. jeopardizing funding for other scholastic and athletic programs. on his blog, education secretary arne duncan wrote, they don't have to do anything that would provide a student with a disability an unfair competitive advantage. but they do need to make reasonable modifications. as for owen, his chance on the court landed him espn fame. >> and he just starts chucking threes. >> reporter: he also received an award from the harlem globetrotters. most importantly, his success on the court has given him more confidence off the court. >> this is about building the character of owen and the character of the kids here. and i think these kid
school district meeting tonight. it starts in an hour. parents are outraged that a special education teacher who abused a child is still employed. cbs 5 reporter da lin spoke with the child's mother. da. >> reporter: that's right, ann. the mother and a lot of parents in this district are disappointed that the district did not fire that teacher and already even though the meeting is in an hour, there are already parents sitting here waiting for the doors to open. this is the agenda right here. the meeting will be held in that room behind those doors in about an hour. the superintendent and the district's attorney will be here to answer those questions, why they did not fire that teacher. lawyers questioned special ed. teacher gina holt in the video about whether she dragged a special needs student out of his chair and kicked him. >> i asked him about it. told me that it had happened at school. >> reporter: holt denied abusing the 5-year-old boy in 2010. yet she pleaded no contest to a count of misdemeanor child abuse. despite the conviction and a
of the board of education said you were right. we were doing nothing more than these whites than the whites did to us when they had power. >>> we remember rosa parks and her small act that became an enormous symbol in her fight during civil rights. >>> if dr. martin luther king jr. was the father of civil rights, rosa parks is considered its mother. she clarified for the nation the symbol of equality in one simple act. when parks died in 2005 bob mackenzie had this look back at her life. >> reporter: a tiny whisp of a woman but with backbone that would not quit. even as a frail old lady, she still had the presence of a woman who turned an incident into a historic moment. 10 years ago rosa parks came to the bay area to speak at san francisco state. she talked with ktvu's rob roth about that day now 50 years ago when she got on a bus in montgomery alabama after a hard day's work as a seamstress. she and three other black people sat down in the middle of bus where blacks could sit, but would have to leave if a white person wanted the seat. >> it had always bothered me and i think others too. but s
the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate market. >> but first we'll go back to the nation's capital. the key difference between today's inauguration compared to four years ago. mmmma choice of 6 ski
to the the slain leader. ktvu news. >>> a new report from the u.s. department of education shows the high school education rate in the united states is the highest in almost 40 years. 78% of students are finishing on time. that's the best number since 1976. but 20% are not able to finish high school in four years. in california 405,000 students graduated in 2010 and almost 93,000 dropped out. the california drop out rate of 5% is higher than the national average. >>> sacramento mayor kevin johnson has one last chance to keep the sacramento kings from leaving town. the nba has confirmed that the maloof brothers have agreed to sell the kings to a seattle based investment group. sacramento has just a couple of months to make a counter offer before the nba meeting and signs off on the deal. they also plan to reinstate seattle super sonics. >>> we've been hanging on to the house i guess for probably going on two years now wanting to sell. >> a big shift in the bay area real estate there is no mass produced human. so we created the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. a collection of i
education budget when it begins three days of meetings. in long beach, the trustees will talk about the budget request for $371 million. it will focus on the plan to allocate $10 million for online solutions to help students task high demand courses and has tabled fees that affects seniors who register for heavy course loads and will not revisit this until the governor recommends it. >> police in hayward are looking out for thieves who stole a dozen cars from used car lot. they broke in the lot on mission boulevard yesterday morning. employees says they broke through the front gate and kicked in the office door. the cars are estimated worth $200,000. it is a huge set back for the owner. >> overall, the first these years are the toughest and after that, everything it gets out. it is a very difficult business. >> police are searching if four seen on surveillance video in the area. >> we have a different perspective of the maverick surf competition. the video is from go pro that had cameras on the boards of competitors. dave is trying to catch a wave and peter rose up on him, the 43-ye
machines. city council members getting an education before making a decision. live from san mateo central park to explain. >> here is a number i found amazing. a city official i talked with said there are nearly 400 landscaping and guardening businesses in san mateo why there are people back there beyond childrens playground yes, they're noisey. yes, there are concerns. but lance escapers say they get the job done efficiently. >> we went back to the rake and broom it would take us much longer. our bottom line would be a lot more, we'd have to kmarj more. >> that could become reality. the city considering three options, banning all leaf blowers arc loug those with noise levels and saturday, 9 to 4:00. the prospect of a total ban that worries landscapers and says that would kill his business. >> hopefully, you know they'll listen to the homeowners and business owners. and take, you know, this into consideration. and hopefully, figure out a plan working for everybody. >> before a decision, the city is holding a listen and learn session showing counsel members and the public the latest and gr
taught us anything, even a college-educated grown person can get caught up in an online prank. imagine how easy for your child to fall prey to a flattering facebook post and get led down the path to identity theft or worse. the advice to parents? talk to your kids about social networking and stories like the teo case. >> i think this is entirely akin to the birds and bees or drug talk you will have. if you decide to sit on the corner of their bed nervously and shameedly and have one conversation, then your kids are going to learn about that stuff from everyone but you. have you proven yourself to be an unworthy source. >> she goes on to say the risks are beyond a drunk picture posted on the facebook page. relationships can be formed that can be heartbreaking when the truth is revealed or even dangerous. we spoke to a psychiatrist who says social media is the perfect platform to prey on victims, especially young people, because they have grown up with it, comfortable with it, and they trust it. janelle. >> very true. we have to learn to be more careful. thank you, scott. >>> nippon airw
will be built. the temporary amphitheater will be used for concert, educational shows and televised viewing of the race. >> this will be the seating area. >> reporter: the staff took us into the construction zone. >> all of ceremonies will be here at america's cup pavilion so plenty of chances to meet those teams. >> reporter: and along with the sailing the america cup concert series will bring top international stars to the water front. today they announced sting will kick off the series. giving nonsailing fans a reason to come down. >> bring people like this kind of thing so it will be good. >> having entertainment to go along with the sport just adds to adds to the festive atmosphere. >> the temporary pavilion is scheduled to be completed mid- may. and the concert series will continue into september. reporting live from san francisco tonight, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> happening now the city council hearing from google about the search giant's expanse. google opens property in the city. tonight the company showing elected officials how they plan to handle a spike in photographic. >> in tr
agrees. >> there is a division if we just grant citizenship to just doctors or highly educated individuals and not working class folks. that does create a division. >> reporter: the silicon valley leadership group also agrees and plans to push for overall immigration reform when high- tech ceos meet with ongoingal leaders in washington, d.c. february 4 and 5. robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the organization that already adopted a controversial crime-fighting policy. >> when we stop, we always have probable cause. >> why they say it's an acceptable practice. >>> preparing for a safe super bowl celebration. >> we're going to keep the safety of our city as the no. 1 priority. >> the plan to prevent chaotic scenes like this one from happening again. >>> a local art gallery set on fire. hear why it was done on purpose. >>> police say a woman has died after being shot inside a home in east san jose this afternoon. a spokesperson says emt's were called near south king road just after 1:30. the woman had at least one gunshot wound and ended up dying later at the hospital. polic
for the way education is funds and spending billions on water through that, and the governor called on moving ahead on high speed rail, all this while saying law makers must still be prudent in the future. >> the governor is right. we need to focus on a rainy day fund. we need for focus on paying down debt. >> while he talks fiscal restraint, he talks about the volatility of the budget he just pushed a system of taxs that will make our system this much more volatile. >> the governor pointed out tenuous this balanced budget is. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing.
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